Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Bryn y Fan

Bryn y Fan - Powys

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Bryn y Fan is the 6523rd highest peak in the British Isles and the 636th tallest in Wales


482.0 m (1581 ft)


177.0 m (581 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Rocky knoll 8m ESE of trig point


Nearest town

Llanidloes, Powys

Notes & comments

Trig point (SN 93119 88503) is 50cm lower; rocky knoll (SN 93112 88495) 8m SW of trig point is 5cm lower; grassy mound (SN 93153 88627) 130m S of trig point is 1m lower